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'Superheroes' save cat from fire

Batman and Captain America rescue kitty.

By Vetstreet Sep 10, 2013 3:18PM

Heroes4Higher via Facebook, http://aka.ms/Heroes4HigherLast weekend, John Buckland and Troy Marcum demonstrated what real superheroes do.

The two were dressed up as Batman and Captain America, respectively, and were working at a children’s event on Saturday in West Virginia when they spotted smoke coming from a nearby home. Buckland, who’s a former firefighter, Marcum, and another bystander ran to the scene, kicked in the door and found a cat trapped inside. The owners weren’t at home. The animal was unresponsive — until Batman resuscitated it.

“The cat comes around, takes a look at me, then hissed,” Buckland said. “He got resuscitated by Batman; that's a pretty scary thing to wake up to.”

— Watch it at People Pets

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22Comments
Sep 10, 2013 6:38PM
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Now there stand a couple of real men....costumes aside it is what is in the heart that counts.
Sep 10, 2013 6:33PM
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So the Red Skull saw an opportunity to try and torch their reps and a cat at the same time, but was foiled! Good work to the new "Dynamic Duo"!!!

I am sure he is not through though, try looking for the doppelgangers he has placed in our Congress and Senate. LOL. 

Sep 10, 2013 6:14PM
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So happy to see humanity in this horrible world! Nice job Batman and Captain America! I hope that the kitty gets better.
Sep 10, 2013 6:00PM
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So nice to see humanity at work.  Nice job Batman and Captain America.  Good luck to the kitty.
Sep 10, 2013 5:50PM
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It shows that you don't have to be a superhero if you want to truly save, you just gotta be you.
Sep 10, 2013 5:47PM
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